Adjective "Proper" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Proper


    Definition:

    1. adapted or appropriate to the purpose or circumstances; fit; suitable: the proper time to plant strawberries.

    2. conforming to established standards of behavior or manners; correct or decorous: a very proper young man.

    3. fitting; right: It was only proper to bring a gift.

    4. strictly belonging or applicable: the proper place for a stove.

    5. belonging or pertaining exclusively or distinctly to a person, thing, or group.

    6. strict; accurate.

    7. in the strict sense

    Examples:

    "people can be proper to people."

    "people can be proper out theres."

    "lines can be proper for hearings."

    "forces can be proper for missions."

    "endings can be proper to tones."

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